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In the final minutes of the regular session of the 87th Texas Legislature, some notable changes were made to the state’s school finance system in the form of amendments made to House [...]

The legislative process is often contentious, and the 87th Texas Legislature was certainly no exception. But amidst several heated debates, we were heartened to find [...]

Tthe road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, now entering its second year, will be long and complex.

After serving for a year on the Texas Commission for Public School Finance, Senate Education Chair Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood) filed legislation on March 8th to [...]

After a year’s worth of inquiry and research into Texas’ public school finance system, House Public Education Chair Dan Huberty (R-Houston) filed legislation Tuesday to [...]

For the past 12 months, a select commission of lawmakers, educators, and community members collaborated on a detailed set of recommendations for the Texas Legislature to [...]

On June 6th, Governor Greg Abbott called a special session and listed 20 priorities to be addressed during the 30 day special session, which began on July [...]

Times of transition, and in particular the transition we are all experiencing with the Presidential election, often create significant emotional reactions. Some of us feel [...]

On Oct. 7-9, the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network brought together more than 350 educators, elected officials, community leaders, business executives, nonprofit professionals and policymakers [...]

This week marks the end of a productive legislative session in Austin. Motivated by local data and community input, this session the Commit! Partnership focused [...]